Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Hundreds of tourists stepped foot on Alcatraz Island for the first time in more than two weeks after the federal government reopened national parks closed by the shutdown.
For the first time in more than two weeks, Bay Area residents and tourists will be able to return to Alcatraz, Muir Woods and parts of the Golden Gate Park Recreation area that were closed due to the federal government shutdown.
An elaborate sandcastle building competition to benefit arts in local schools has been postponed indefinitely amid the federal government shutdown.
The famed Cliff House restaurant has been forced to shut its doors for the remainder of the federal government shutdown, after it defied orders by reopening earlier this week.
With Congress in a stalemate over the budget, a federal government shutdown could begin Monday night that would close national parks, including popular tourist attractions in the Bay Area such as Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods, a parks spokeswoman said.
The National Park Service unveiled a revised dog management plan for 21 locations within the 125-square mile Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
The Chief of the Stinson Beach Fire Department has confirmed to KCBS that a great white shark was spotted off the beach Monday afternoon, prompting a ban on swimming and surfing for at least the next several days.
The body of a male wearing a wetsuit was found on a hillside near Kirby Cove in the Marin Headlands on Wednesday afternoon, a fire captain said Thursday.
The National Park Service might ask the Marin County District Attorney’s Office to file charges against a 16-year-old boy who allegedly broke into a World War II bunker in the Marin Headlands on Sunday and fell 35 feet down a ventilation shaft.
Environmentalists on Wednesday pushed for curbs on plastic water bottle sales in San Francisco City as well the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.